We are thrilled & honored to announce our new nonprofit 501c3!
It was always our mission to create a charitable foundation for Christmas Land. Seeds of Endless Hope is our 501c3 charitable foundation established to fundraise for children’s causes and needs. In addition, we are proud to offer a community garden which assists with feeding families in need.
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Christmas Land strives to support our community and promote the welfare of others.
We are very excited to announce our 501c3 – Seeds of Endless Hope, formed to carry on the original mission of Christmas Land and to establish a community garden in honor or in memory of a loved one.
The Community Garden Project houses 4’x8′ beds, fruit trees and benches, and fosters a relaxing atmosphere for gardening, reflection and meditation.
Volunteer forms as well as donation forms are available for the 2022 growing season!!! If you would like to sponsor a bed, bench, or tree in Memory or in honor of a loved one in the garden fill out this form and email it to [email protected]andllc.com
We also created a memory garden to help feed children and families in the capital area. Produce from the garden is delivered to local cancer patients in the capital region.
Please Fill out this form if you are interested in sponsoring a garden bed, fruit tree, or bench.
Sponsors receive a sign for the family in honor or in memory of.
New in 2021
The Christmas Land Express
The Christmas Land Express is our new 30 passenger train donated by the Kristy Pollack Christmas Event in Amsterdam, NY that will run during Christmas Land around the Christmas Land Village.
All rides are by donation only and proceeds will be shared with Make a Wish Foundation and Seeds of Endless Hope.
Seeds of Endless Hope Children and Youth Enrichment Program
The Children and Youth Enrichment Program will offer enrichment activities to children and youth in the Capital Region during the year.
We are working on partnerships i.e., Helderberg Workshops, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Literacy Programs and much more.
A detailed program will be available on our website in 2022.
Bring a Book – Take a Book
During Christmas Land’s Event Days, children will be able to participate in our Bring a Book – Take a Book Literacy Program.
Local Authors Reading & Book signing Every Saturday
The Christmas Closet
The Christmas Closet will offer lightly used clothing items for children and adults for a donation.
All donations received will go to benefit children and youth in need in the Capital Area.
The Closet will be open during Christmas Land and throughout the year.
For the past two years we have donated gifts during the holiday season to the following organizations:
Things of Our Very Own
Quest for Grace
Captain Youth and Shelter
St. Catherine’s Center for Children
Albany Medical Center Children’s Hospital
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May 9, 2020
The Guilderland Lacrosse Team visited Christmas Land to plant trees in honor of those who have passed.
See the details HERE!
Christmas Land hosted 70 Participants of the Siena Mentoring Program “Bigs and Littles”!
Specially labeled donations were used to purchased gifts for each child, as well as transportation to get them and their mentors to Christmas Land from Siena College.
All proceeds from our Frankie the Train and Seeds of Endless Hope merchandise go to Seeds of Endless Hope!